Quick Chicken Fricassee

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Quick Chicken Fricassee

Why This Recipe Works

Boneless, skinless chicken breasts and thighs considerably cut down our chicken fricassee recipe’s cooking time. To add back richness, we browned the meat in a combination of butter and oil, and browned vegetables until they developed their...

Why This Recipe Works

Boneless, skinless chicken breasts and thighs considerably cut down our chicken fricassee recipe’s cooking time. To add back richness, we browned the meat in a combination of butter and oil, and browned vegetables until they developed their own fond to serve as the base of the sauce. Upping the amount of glutamate-rich mushrooms boosted the fricassee’s meaty flavor. As a final step, we finished our chicken fricassee recipe’s sauce with sour cream, which added body and pleasant tang. Also, whisking an egg yolk into the sour cream thickened the sauce and made it incredibly silky.

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Simply ChickenSeason 12, Ep. 1201

Chicken fricassee is a classic French dish that could benefit from a modern makeover. We turn it into a weeknight meal with a bright, complex sauce and still have time to share the secrets to our Best...